Events

Wilson Forum - Drug Policy: A 21st Century Approach to Reform

A panel of experts, including R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of Drug Control Policy at the White House, discusses reforming current policies combating illegal drugs in the United States and Latin America.

Noticias Fall 2012

Latin American Program's Fall 2012 newsletter.

Decentralization, Democratic Governance, and Civil Society in Comparative Perspective: Africa, Asia, and Latin America

This book studies the relation of decentralization to democratization at both intermediate and local levels and analyzes how decentralization is transforming the relationship between the state and civil society. The publication presents case studies from six countries in three continents.

Latin American Program in the News: Ahmadinejad's hug and the Future of Chavez's Alliance

Director Cynthia J. Arnson on the independence and dependency of regional countries on Venezuela.

Latin American Program in the News: "Experta explica cuál es la clave del éxito en el diálogo del oficialismo y MUD en Venezuela"

In this interview on NTN24's La Tarde, Latin American Program Director Cynthia J. Arnson explains the key to success in the dialogue between the Venezuelan government and the opposition. This video is in Spanish.

Latin American Program in the News: OEA presencia desarme de pandillas en El Salvador

The largest gangs in El Salvador, Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio 18, have asked for the help of the Organization of American States in the peace process.

Conflict and Peace in Colombia

The Wilson Center's Latin American Program, the Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame, and Fundación Ideas para la Paz in Bogotá recently sponsored a conference, "Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future" where panelists explored the policies set in motion during President Uribe’s first year in office, the economic and humanitarian consequences of the conflict, and possibilities for peacemaking with both guerrilla and paramilitary groups. The papers from the conference are available for download.

Chávez names possible successor: Venezuelan President in Cuba for cancer surgery

Cynthia Arnson appeared on CTV News to discuss the international ramifications of Chávez's possible successor, Nicolás Maduro.

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